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Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 9 – Legal assistance

21.This section provides the Commissioner with the power to provide an individual with assistance if that person is, or may become, a party to actual or possible legal proceedings in England and Wales that are relevant to a matter in respect of which the Commissioner has a function. “Assistance” for the purposes of this section includes, but is not limited to, legal advice; legal representation and facilities for the settlement of a dispute.

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